R&B’s Best Ghostwriters That You Never Knew

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R&B has been pleasing the ears of soulful music lovers for many years, and the artists performing the songs have gotten a lot of shine for it. It turns out, however, that there are a lot of R&B singers who have actually written songs for some of our other favorite artists, and we didn’t even know it. Some of them even wrote some of our most favorite hits to date.

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Check out some of the most famous R&B ghostwriters on the following pages.



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Tank has written for a lot of our favorite R&B veterans, but one of our favorite writing credits comes on Marques Houston’s “Naked.”


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Ne-Yo has done a lot of writing for artists, including Beyonce’s “Irreplacable,” and Marques Houston’s “That Girl.”